Register of Directors’ Interests

Updated in April 2023

Board members have declared the following interests:

NameSteve Freer, Chair
Organisation NameRole
Companies and other bodiesGuys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation TrustEmployee (daughter)
United Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation TrustInterim Chair (spouse)
Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care BoardChair (spouse)
Dudley Group Hospitals NHS TrustFormer Chair between 2019 – 22 (spouse)
Birmingham Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS TrustFormer Chair between 2012 – 21 (spouse)
Non-profit making organisationsNorthamptonshire County Council Improvement Board (remunerated by the LGA)Former Chair between 2018 – 20
Government departments
NameKeith House, Director
Organisation NameRole
Companies and other bodiesHousing and Finance InstituteDirector
Leadership Centre for Local GovernmentDirector
Non-profit making organisationsEastleigh Borough CouncilMember*
Hampshire County CouncilMember*
Bursledon Parish CouncilMember
Hedge End Town CouncilMember*
Barton Peveril CollegeBoard Member
Local Government AssociationResources Board Member – Deputy Chair
MembershipsRoyal Town Planning InstituteMember
Government departments
GeneralLiberal DemocratsMember
Association of Liberal Democrat CouncillorsMember
* His partner is also a member.
Name Marta Phillips OBE CA, Director
Organisation NameRole
Companies and other bodiesBarking Havering and Redbridge University NHS Trust HospitalsBoard Member
University of LawAudit Committee Member
Istituto MarangoniGovernor
Non-profit making organisationsHeriot Watt UniversityMember of Court; Finance Committee Member; and Global Student Life Committee Chair
Chartered Accountants Compensation FundBoard Member
University of Newcastle upon TyneCouncil Member; and Audit Committee Member
Legal Service BoardIndependent Audit Committee Member
MembershipsInstitute of Chartered Accountants of ScotlandMember
Government departmentsMOPAC/MPSJoint Audit Panel Member
London Fire BrigadeAudit Committee Chair
Non Ministerial Department JerseyAudit Committee Chair
NameFraser McKinlay, Director
Organisation NameRole
Companies and other bodiesThe Promise ScotlandChief Executive
McKinlay Consulting Limited (no longer trading)Director
Non-profit making organisations
Government departments
NameMike O’Donnell, Director
Organisation NameRole
Companies and other bodiesLocal Pensions Partnership Administration Ltd (LPPA)Non-Executive Director
Mike O’D Consulting LtdDirector/Owner (self and family member)
George Abrahams LtdEmployee (family member)
XTP LtdNon-Executive Director and Senior Advisor
Non-profit making organisations
Government departments

The independent member of the Audit Committee has declared the following interests:

NameAlan Edwards, Independent Audit Committee Member
Organisation NameRole
Companies and other bodiesUniversity of WolverhamptonDeputy Chair
Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation TrustDeputy Chair/Non-Executive Director (until 30 April 2024)
Black Country NHS Integrated Care BoardNon-Executive Director
Non-profit making organisations
MembershipsCIPFAMember and Associate
Government departments
GeneralPwCFormer Partner
KPMGFormer Partner